Art-Making in the Anthropocene

16feb(feb 16)5:00 pm06apr(apr 6)6:30 pmArt-Making in the AnthropoceneAn exciting series of talks and concerts about art-making at this stage in the climate crisis running until April 2021. (February 16) 5:00 pm - (April 6) 6:30 pm OrganiserRoyal Conservatoire of ScotlandEvent TypeCultural, Arts & Social,Webinar & Talks

Event Details

For more information or to book (free) tickets please email [email protected]

Art-Making in the Anthropocene is a series of 8 free online talks/discussions and an online concert, which bring together Scottish and international artists, activists, and academics from across disciplines to explore what art-making can be in this time of ecological emergency.

Art-Making in the Anthropocene is funded by a Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Workshop grant, and co-organized by Dr Emily DoolittleDr Sarah Hopfinger, and Dr Stuart MacRae at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

What is Art-Making in the Anthropocene
Deborah Dixon (geographer) and Gabriela Lena Frank (composer)
Tuesday 16 February 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)

Creating Inclusive Arts Practices in the Anthropocene
Holly Mathieson (conductor), Raeesa Lalani (artistic director, actor) and Uchenna Ngwe (oboist, artistic director and researcher)
Tuesday 23 February 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)

Somatic Art-Making Practices in the Anthropocene
Petra Kuppers (performance artist and disability culture activist), Robbie Synge (choreographer and performer) and Julie Cleves (performance, dance and visual artist)
Tuesday 2 March 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)

Decolonizing Art-Making in the Anthropocene
Shzr Ee Tan (ethnomusicologist) and Cris Derksen (composer and cellist)
Tuesday 9 March 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)

Interdisciplinary Art-Making in the Anthropocene
Lekelia Jenkins (marine sustainability scientist and science dance choreographer) and Lewis Hou (interdisciplinary education specialist, director of Science Ceilidh)
Tuesday 16 March 2021, 17:00-18:30 UTC (GMT)

Art-Making With/About the Anthropocene
Sarah Nicolls (pianist), Julie Sperling (mosaic artist) and Frances Wilson (artist)
Tuesday 23 March 2021, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC (GMT)

Land/Environment and Art-Making in the Anthropocene +
Rosemary Lee (choreographer and performer) and Paul Michael Henry (performance artist and dancer)
Tuesday 30 March 2021, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC (GMT)

Past, Present and Future
Margaret Bennett (folklorist and musician)
Tuesday 6 April 2021, 17:00 – 18:30 UTC (GMT)

Art-Making in the Anthropocene Concert
Katherine Wren and Nordic Viola
Date TBC



February 16 (Tuesday) 5:00 pm - April 6 (Tuesday) 6:30 pm


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